Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at Gelazzi

May 30, 2017 by Gelazzi in News 0 comments
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at Gelazzi

Sophie Blitz is a familiar face at Gelazzi. She and her sister Annie frequently visit after school to enjoy their favorite gelato flavors. On a recent visit, Sophie and her sister showed up with a special guest, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Sophie had previously written a letter to Mayor Turner about fixing the sidewalk in front of her house because she couldn’t ride her bicycle to school or in the street where the sidewalk was missing. In her letter, Sophie asked the Mayor if he could fix the sidewalk and invited him to get gelato afterwards. 

The Mayor answered Sophie’s letter with a letter of his own, promising to fix the sidewalk. When Sophie and Annie walked into Gelazzi with Mayor Turner, and the media, we knew that the sidewalk had gotten fixed.

Sophie ordered a scoop of chocolate sorbetto and cookies & cookies, Annie had raspberry sorbetto with some lemon Italian ice, and Mayor Turner had a single scoop of plain vanilla gelato.

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